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Re: Spain was offline

  • From: Martin Hannigan
  • Date: Fri Sep 01 02:14:00 2006

>Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2006 08:50:29 -0400
>From: Joe Abley <[email protected]>
>Subject: Re: Spain was offline

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>You seem to be suggesting that ISPs run stealth slaves for these
>kinds of zones. This may have been a useful pointer for ISPs in days
>gone by, but I think today it's impractical advice.

How so? Anyone can get a zone and turn up [a-m] on-net
and outperform (response and uptime) many of the existing
instances of root servers. I'm quite confident it would work
as designed.

Where's Dean Anderson when you need him?


Martin Hannigan (c) 617-388-2663
Renesys Corporation (w) 617-395-8574
Member of Technical Staff Network Operations
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